Text Correlation: Section 25.10
• As the source of • Answer: Narrower.
waves moves faster,
does the V shape
bow wave get wider
• If the bug were at • Answer: Not at all.
rest and the water The wave patterns
flowed, how would depend on the
the wave patterns relative speeds of
differ? the wave source
and the waves.
• What is the • WheneverThe bug
• Answer: you're asked
a question about a
connection between moving in the water
shock wave or the sonic
the bug in the water and the bow wave
boom, translate the
and a sonic boom? question to thea good
analogy case of the
water bow wave and
waves and handle on
you'll have a the sonic
it. We learn from
• Can an airplane • Answer: That's like
encounter its own asking if a boat can
sonic boom? encounter its own
wake. The answer is
yes. All the boat or
plane need do is
make a turn wide
enough to pass
through its wake!